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Registered Nurse - Home Health & Hospice, Ellensburg, WA


Organization: Kittitas Valley Healthcare
Category: Nurse
Location: Ellensburg, WA
Date Job Posted: January 12, 2021
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Registered Nurse - Home Health Quality Assurance

603 S Chestnut St, Ellensburg, WA 98926, USA

Company Description

KVH is an integrated healthcare delivery system that includes 24-hour emergency care, inpatient, and outpatient hospital services through KVH Hospital. Clinics and services provided include family medicine, internal medicine, a geriatric nurse practitioner program, home health and hospice, physical therapy, orthopedics, general surgery, pediatrics, women's health, and urgent care.

Kittitas Valley Healthcare expects all employees to uphold our Vision & Mission. The KVH Vision, Mission & Guiding Principles can be found at https://www.kvhealthcare.org/about-us/mission-vision/.

Job Description

The registered professional nurse is responsible for assessing, diagnosing, planning, implementing and evaluating delivery of care. The registered professional nurse is accountable for direct patient care and for supervising the care provided by professional and ancillary personnel. The registered professional nurse assesses and plans for the educational needs of the patient and family that will contribute to the maintenance or restoration of health status on discharge. As a member of the health team, the registered professional nurse implements the nursing plan, coordinates with the medical plan and works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team. Professionalism is demonstrated by quality of care, leadership and in continued professional growth and development. Quality assurance endeavors, through process improvement initiatives, are implemented through and with the nursing team.

Qualifications

What is required...

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program & currently licensed in the State of Washington
  • Current CPR card (maintenance required)
  • At least one year recent experience as an RN
  • Valid Washington State driver’s license
  • Reliable transportation & valid automobile insurance

What is preferred...

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
  • Medicare Certified Home Health or Hospice experience

Additional Information

Wage: Wage range starts at $31.31/hour. Actual wage will be based on years' of applicable experience.

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